Apologies for cross postings
Theres are just two more weeks to register for this 6-week online course
from PLC: Power of One: Information Professionals Working Alone starts
on Monday, June 8. For a complete schedule of our June and July courses
please go to www.plc.ischool.utoronto.ca. This course will not be
offered again until spring or summer 2010
POWER OF ONE: INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS WORKING ALONE
Mon. 8 Jun 2009 - Sat. 18 Jul 2009
Instructor: Maggie Weaver
In a one-person library or information service organization, there never
seems to be enough time to do the administrative work, never mind the
professional. When you are working “solo” or with only a few people,
these stresses can be very intense. This 6-week course covers practical
management techniques that will make it easier for you to decide among
You have the opportunity to analyze the services you provide, study your
customer or patron groups, and develop a plan for marketing and
promoting a service of your choice. This course provides the added
benefit of receiving feedback and guidance from the instructor, Maggie
Weaver, who has years of experience working as a solo information
professional and has taught several business courses for librarians.
Students do not work alone, but discuss situations and ideas with Maggie
and with fellow solos.
"Great course, helpful information, good reading stuff and you'll have
the feeling you learned something relevant for the real life"
"Your confidence to talk to your boss will be increase at the end of
"A good course for a one person library - really gets you thinking about
your library and its services from a different perspective"
For more information and to register go to www.plc.ischool.utoronto.ca
or call (416) 978 7111.